Coming To America: The 5 Mornings After Pill? RU-486 Plus 5 Days
I guess this would pretty much 86 the whole truce thing, huh? Certainly puts Obama's FDA on the spot. As I recall, this topic was above Obama's pay grade. So, just who would make the decision isn't clear – not that omni-present Obama's prone to making decisions, or anything.
A French drug company is seeking to offer American women something their European counterparts already have: a pill that works long after "the morning after."
The drug, dubbed ella, would be sold as a contraceptive — one that could prevent pregnancy for as many as five days after unprotected sex. But the new drug is a close chemical relative of the abortion pill RU-486, raising the possibility that it could also induce abortion by making the womb inhospitable for an embryo.